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Portage County Community Health Assessment Partnership

COMMUNITY HEALTH ASSESSMENT  PARTNERSHIP

The Portage County Community Health Assessment Partnership, with assistance from the Center for Public Policy and Health, has developed a draft report based on a recently completed comprehensive health assessment process for Portage County. Public comments on the document are welcome and encouraged. 

COMMENTS

Comments were accepted between January 9 through January 19, 2015.

REVIEW

  • Draft Portage County Community Health Assessment
  • Draft Health Asessment Appendices
  • Public Comment Form

LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT FINANCE

The Center for Public Policy and Health (CPPH) has developed and released two information sheets related to local health department finances in Ohio. The information sheets resulted from research funded by the Marion Public Health that focused on financial issues related to health department consolidation in Ohio.

INFORMATIONAL SHEET ONE

The first information sheet focuses on how consolidated LHDs in Ohio share the cost of public health services between the parties to the consolidations: 

REVIEW SHEET ONE

INFORMATIONAL SHEET TWO

The second information sheet focuses on the contractual arrangements that establish the city's shares of funding for public health services in recently consolidated LHDs in Ohio: 

REVIEW SHEET TWO

INFORMATIONAL SHEET THREE

The Center plans to release a third information sheet in the near future.